Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Calidris acuminata

ML23989421


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Andrew Keaveney
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eBird Checklist S15270845
Sandspit--airport
Skeena-Queen Charlotte, British Columbia, Canada
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Latitude and Longitude 53.259, -131.8215 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Photos and video of both birds. 1st bird was with 9 Pectoral Sandpipers that landed at edge of receding tide to feed. 2nd bird seen and heard giving alarm/flight calls after taking off from short grass next to airport fence. Very bright rufous crowns with conspicuous white superciliums. Dull yellowish legs. Thin black streaks on undertail coverts and lower flanks. Buffy orange breast.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D
Lens model
EF300mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
420 mm
Shutter speed
1/1600 sec
ISO
1000
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
8,286KB
Dimensions
5184 x 3456

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